Tension as Gunmen kill three policemen in Ebonyi


Three policemen were Wednesday killed by hoodlums in Abakaliki. Leakblast News gathered that the officers were shot while on duty at about 7:30PM along Nwezenyi road in  Abakaliki.

The officers who sustained bullet wounds during the attack were later confirmed dead by doctors at the Alex Ekwueme Federer University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki. Their bodies have also been deposited at the hospital’s mortuary.

While confirming the incident, the commissioner for Internal Security and Border Peace, Stanley Okoroemegha, added that the victims were attacked at the border between Ebonyi and Cross River.

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“The officers were attacked along the border between Cross River and Ebonyi through Nwezenyi axis. They were on safer highway”  he said

However, Police Public Relations Officer for Ebonyi command, DSP Loveth Odah, could not be reached for reaction at the time of filling the report.

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